AnnouncementsGot Information-Related News or Ideas to Share? Sign Up for a Lightning Talk at #NISOPlus20!

Got Information-Related News or Ideas to Share? Sign Up for a Lightning Talk at #NISOPlus20!

Are you attending #NISOPlus20? Do you have updates you’d like to share with the information community? A new product or service? A NISO standard that you’ve implemented? A pilot project you’ve been working on? If so, we want to hear from you! In the spirit of making NISO Plus a place where people from right across the information community can come together to share ideas, discuss challenges and opportunities, help solve existing issues, and identify and address future problems, we are inviting suggestions for lightning talks from attendees.  You’ll get a (strictly timed!) five-minute slot and there will then be …

AnnouncementsAnnouncing the NISO Plus Conference Scholarships!

Announcing the NISO Plus Conference Scholarships!

UPDATE (January 14). We’re delighted to announce that, thanks to the generous support of the Sloan Foundation, we now have additional funding for the NISO Plus scholarship program! Do you feel that your voice is under-represented in the information community, whether because of your age, ethnicity, gender, or other factor? Would you like the opportunity to share your perspective and experience? Thanks to the generous support of our Byte level sponsors, the NISO Plus conference (February 23-25, 2020, Baltimore, MD) is welcoming applications for travel scholarships to enable people whose voices are often excluded — and who wouldn’t otherwise be …

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Announcing the NISO Plus Program!

Drumroll please… We are delighted to announce the lineup for NISO Plus — and we hope you’ll agree that it’s unmissable! Thanks to the enthusiastic participation of our community, and the generous support of our sponsors, #NISOPlus20 will feature:  More than 50 experts from across the information industry, speaking on a wide range of topics, from AI and altmetrics to seamless access and statistics — and so much more! Keynotes by two renowned leaders in our community — Amy Brand (Director, The MIT Press) and danah boyd (Partner Researcher, Microsoft Research and Founder/President, Data & Society)  An in-depth video conversation …